Hotel, Tourism and Event Management (4 years, Bachelor of Arts)

Description

The BA in Hotel, Tourism and Event Management provides a broad knowledge on the wider hotel, tourism and event industries.  The program covers business principles of the hotel, tourism and event enterprises, including revenue and pricing, financial management, culinary business management, human resource management, as well as tourism management, destination planning and sustainable development, event organization and international strategic marketing practices. Students also gain practical training in front-of-house tasks such as service techniques, rooms division management, and food hygiene. 

Employment Opportunities

Front Office Management, Food and Beverage Management, Housekeeping Management, Resort Management, Conference Center Management, Employment in National Tourist Authorities, Event Management and Organization, Special Interest Tourism, Public Relations in Hotel, Tourism and Events, Tourism Consultants, Contract and Outside Catering, Clubs, as well as Hotel Inspector Positions in National Tourism Organizations.  

Program Outline



All students pursuing the Bachelor degree in “Hotel, Tourism and Event Management” must complete the following requirements:



Degree Requirements Credits ECTS
General Education Requirements 18 31
Business Core Requirements 27 50
Major Requirements 78 149
Free Electives 6 10
Total Requirements 129 240


General Education Requirements 18 Credits 31 ECTS
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
COM101 Public Speaking1 3 5
ENB220 Writing for Business Studies 3 6
MAT115 Statistics I 3 5
N/A General Education Electives 9 15


Business Core Requirements 27 Credits 50 ECTS
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
ACC112 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3 5
BUS101 Introduction to Business 3 5
BUS201 International Business 3 5
BUS360 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3 5
BUS410 Senior Project 3 10
LAW101 Business Law I 3 5
MAR101 Introduction to Marketing 3 5
MGT101 Principles of Management 3 5
MGT205 Organizational Behavior 3 5


Major Requirements 78 Credits 149 ECTS
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
HTE110 Introduction to Hospitality Management 3 5
HTE120 Culinary Arts 3 5
HTE122 Practicum in Food and Beverage Technical Operations 3 5
HTE140 Principles and Practices of Tourism 3 5
HTE160 Bar and Beverage Management 3 5
HTE202 Event Management 3 5
HTE210 Special Interest Tourism 3 5
HTE215 Marketing Management for Tourism and Hospitality 3 5
HTE221 Management of Conventions, Meetings and Events 3 5
HTE223 Human Resources Management in Tourism and Hospitality 3 5
HTE224 Internship I 3 9
HTE240 Room Division Management 3 5
HTE301 Cultural Heritage Tourism Management 3 5
HTE310 Tourism and Leisure Operations Management 3 5
HTE312 Revenue Management and Cost Control 3 5
HTE314 Food Service Sanitation and Risk Management 3 5
HTE315 Research in Hotel, Tourism and Events 3 5
HTE316 Tourism Planning and Sustainable Development 3 5
HTE317 Destination Management and Promotion 3 5
HTE324 Internship II 3 10
HTE328 Advanced Hotel Operations 3 5
HTE333 Special Hotel Services: Casino and Health Management 3 5
HTE360 Event Sponsorship and Fundraising 3 5
HTE400 Strategic Management in Tourism, Hotel and Events 3 5
HTE410 Contemporary Issues in Tourism, Hotel and Event Operations 3 5
HTE424 Internship III 3 15


Free Electives 6 Credits 10 ECTS



1 Students who do not meet the level of English for the course COM101 can alternatively register in the Course COM100-Fundamentals of Speech

Objectives & Outcomes

General Objectives
  • To communicate to students the social, moral and ethical values necessary as the foundation of one's relationship to others and one's responsibilities to the community.
  • To provide students with a broadly relevant knowledge, competences and ethical aspects related to business and management studies.
  • Apply strategic management principles to accomplish goals and objectives of contemporary organizations.
  • To develop the analytical, decision-making and communication competencies of students and cultivate their self-reliance, responsibility, integrity and self-awareness which will project personal achievement and contribution to organizations.
  • To provide the student with the necessary requirements for academic and/or career advancements.
Specific Objectives
  • To develop a student’s knowledge of contemporary hotel, tourism and event management to prepare them for employment within the sector.
  • To provide a series of management theories and concepts as well as their implications for making sound and ethical decisions, analyze, and resolve business problems.
  • To apply effective and efficient strategic and operational management tools within the tourism sector.
  • To develop a critical insight for hotel, tourism and event management issues in the dynamic, interrelated and multidimensional industries of hotel, tourism and events.
  • To offer insight through the connection of theory and practice in the real business world, for the sustainable development and management of tourist, hotel and event industries.
Learning Outcomes

The successful learners from the program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the theoretical knowledge, practical and inter-personal skills and the social responsibility required to pursue a management career in the hotel, tourism and event industries.
  • Distinguish and appraise the role of the diverse organizations within the hospitality and tourism industries and their between relationship(s) in a national and international context.
  • Synthesize hands-on decisions and policy solutions on matters related to hotel, tourism and event operations.
  • Choose a career path for a range of options within the hotel, tourism and event enterprises and/or progress to higher level programs.
  • Recognize the requirements of the changing environment in which the tourism sector and its industries function, through innovative, flexible and creative management approaches.
  • Critically analyze and evaluate contemporary issues within the subject areas of hotel, tourism and event management.
  • Employ and implement effectively and efficiently strategic and operational management techniques emphasizing sustainability within the entire tourism sector.
  • Develop a sensitivity to needs of consumers, and a general ‘customer orientation’ within the hotel, tourism and event industries.

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Careers & Employment

Job Description

Graduates of Hotel, Tourism and Event Management will be able to actualize the management of hotel units, formulate policies and promote interventions for strengthening tourist destinations, develop and project alternative forms of tourism, as well as plan and organize conferences, exhibitions and events.

 

Skills

  • Teamwork
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Very Good computer skills
  • Anthropocentric spirit
  • Creativity
  • Organization & Efficiency

 

Employment sectors

  • Tourism
  • Hospitality
  • Leisure 
  • Event organizations
  • Travel
  • Cultural organizations

 

Career choices

  • Organization of Events Officer
  • Hotel/motel manager
  • Travel consultant
  • Officer at a Tourism Unit
  • Tourism Officer in a travel agency
  • Resort manager 
  • Festival director
  • Food service manager

 

Graduate / Professional Studies

International organizations may request as additional academic qualifications a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

For a career in academic field and in higher education, it is desirable to have a doctorate (PhD) which also offers experience and skills directly linked to research.

 

Work Experience Program European University Cyprus

The Work Experience Program Administration of Hotel, Tourism and Event Management enables the industry students to be employed during the summer season in Hotel and Tourism Establishments all over Cyprus for internships. The European University of Cyprus has agreements with prestigious Tourist Resorts in Cyprus where students are trained to give their services in various segments.

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